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Bio - Kevin Adams

Career Experience

Kevin Adams, principal and co-founder of HPI since 2005, has over twenty-five years of experience in healthcare facility planning and architecture. Throughout his career, Kevin has led medical planning efforts on many significant and diverse projects including world renowned academic medical centers, large health systems, and smaller community medical centers. Kevin’s planning approach is focused on two major goals: 1). Providing operationally efficient, functionally-based, cost effective planning solutions, and 2). Advancing the care environment for patients, visitors and staff to positively affect outcomes and the healthcare experience.

Specialized Sills & Expertise

Medical planning leadership and guidance, space planning, master planning, functional programming, space programming, strategic visioning, service forecasting, workload/utilization analysis, operational planning, feasibility/test-to-fit study, building assessment, and implementation planning.


Project Experience (partial list)

  • Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation – Pomona, CA

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA

  • City of Hope National Medical Center – Duarte, CA

  • Community Memorial Hospital of San Buenaventura – Ventura, CA

  • Cook County Hospital – Chicago, IL

  • Cottage Health System (3 Campuses across Santa Barbara County)

  • Emory University – Woodruff Health Sciences Center – Atlanta, GA

  • Good Samaritan Hospital – Los Angeles, CA

  • Hoag Hospital Irvine – Irvine, CA

  • Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center – Hillsboro, OR

  • LA County + USC Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA

  • LAUSD Wellness Centers – Los Angeles, CA

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA

  • MemorialCare – Miller Children’s Outpatient Center – Long Beach, CA

  • Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center – Pomona, CA

  • Providence Health – Saint Joseph Medical Center – Burbank, CA

  • Redlands Community Hospital – Redlands, CA

  • Scripps Cardiovascular Institute – La Jolla, CA 

  • South Coast Medical Center – Laguna Beach, CA

  • St. Luke’s Medical Center – Milwaukee, WI

  • Stanford University – Palo Alto, CA

  • Tenet HealthSystem (12 Medical Centers across CA)

  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital – Baltimore, MD

  • Tri-City Medical Center – Oceanside, CA

  • Tseung Kwan O Hospital (Hong Kong Hospital Authority) – Hong Kong

  • UCLA Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA

  • UC Irvine Health (Medical Centers in Orange & Irvine/Newport, CA)

  • UCSF Medical Center – San Francisco, CA

  • University Physicians Healthcare at Kino – Tucson, AZ

  • University of Utah School of Medicine – Salt Lake City, UT    



Bachelor of Architecture – Southern California Institute of Architecture – Los Angeles, CA​

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